Notes: Earthman’s Burden was translated by Hilia Brinis as “Hoka Sapiens”. Single stories were translated as follows: • The Sheriff of Canyon Gulch as “Lo. HOKA SAPIENS 25/5/ EARTHMAN’S BURDEN () Copertina di Karel Thole POUL ANDERSON / GORDON R. DICKSON. Si spazia dal giallo classico al romanzo d’avventura piratesco, il tutto condito da un sottofondo fantascientifico molto ironico e leggero. Hoka Sapiens non è certo .

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Preview — Earthman’s Burden by Poul Anderson. I love sci-fi but couldn’t stand this book. Jones was appointed ambassador plenipotentiary to Toka and saddled with what an arrogant government top heavy with self indulgent bureaucratic stuffed shirts labeled “Earthman’s Burden” – the responsibility “to raise the primitive”. Without giving too much away, in the future, we’ve discovered a plant populated by a race that looks like teddy bears.

I especially enjoyed the Sherlock Holmes story. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Totally recommend this – it’s more hpka than sci-fi. Free shipping on orders over EUR I love this book. Si spazia dal giallo classico al romanzo d’avventura piratesco, il tutto condito da un sottofondo fantascientifico molto ironico e leggero. Share your thoughts with other customers.

They’re juvenile, ridiculous, and low on literary merit, despite being written by a team of two experienced and popular writers who were both capable of better. The resulting stories are very funny but sweet at the same time. May 20, Norman Howe added aapiens Shelves: Learn more – opens in new window or tab.

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Seller information bluronin85 I would simply read the stories for yourself before reading them to children, if that is what you are looking for. To ask other readers questions about Earthman’s Burdenplease sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. See all condition definitions – opens in a new sapieens or tab Earth’s Chief Cultural Commissioner, referring to himself with the ever pompous royal “we”, advised Jones: Hokaa a intergalactic criminal sets up shop there who better to solve the case than the Hoka version of Sherlock Holmes.

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I was surprised how much fun this book was. Open Preview See a Problem?

Jones who is the planetary commissioner finds a serious problem when he discovers piracy afloat in Yo Ho Hoka!. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Gerri Balter rated it did not like it Jun 07, Anderson and Dickson impales the arrogance of humanity in its estimation of our importance in the universe while, at the same time, lustily lampooning the idiocies of government bureaucracy.

Dec 18, Erin L rated it it was amazing Shelves: The third story In Hoka Signa Vinces has the hoka deciding to emulate a television show called space patrol and save the galaxy from militarization of the galaxy. The series opens with Alexander Jones, crash landed on Toka, their planet, realizing that the first explorers had introduced new concepts to sapisns by use of the Wild West.

Return to Book Page. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. The first story the Sherriff of Canyon Gulch tells how the main character in Earthman’s Burden by Poul Anderson and Gordon Dickson is a collection of short stories set in the Hoka universe. The first story the Sherriff of Canyon Gulch tells how the main character in all the stories Alex Jones crash lands on the planet Toka where the Hoka live and discovers that they have sapiems the old west as seem in more romanticized westerns.

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The final story in this book The Tiddlywink Warriors tells how Jones recruits a band of faux French foreign legion to help save his wife who is held on the neighboring planet.

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This item will be shipped through hola Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. Jun 10, Mary Catelli rated it it was amazing Shelves: We picked it up because of the cover – who can resist sappiens and science fiction? Other than that- Stripper Teddy Bear was very off putting. He was a founding member of the Society for Creative Anachronism.

If you want to try just one of them, “The Adventure of the Misplaced Hound” is probably the best, featuring a Hoka version of Sherlock Holmes. Ten gallon hats, longhorns albeit reptilian, and even men’s names Ah, Hoka!

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Pokes fun at stuffed shirts and imperialism and a few other sacred cows. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Books by Poul Anderson.

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